Suzanne Maselli named BUSM Assistant Dean of Development

Suzanne Maselli has been appointed Assistant Dean of Development at BUSM.

Maselli, who has 24 years of development experience, previously served as Sr. Advancement Officer, Principal Gifts, for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, where she was responsible for cultivating transformational gifts for the Institute, focusing on its Schools of Science and Engineering as well as interdisciplinary research in the health-care arena. Prior to that, she was Director of Distinguished Events and Major Gifts at the American Cancer Society for the Capital Region and Hudson Valley of NY.

Maselli also has held positions at WMHT Educational Telecommunications in Schenectady, NY; Lifetime Television, Astoria, NY; Group W Cable, NY, NY; and the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Troy, NY.

“Suzanne’s experience in higher education, especially in the areas of science and interdisciplinary research, as well as her passion and high energy will be an asset to BUSM as we continue to broaden philanthropic support of our research programs, student scholarships and enhancing the quality of academic life for our students, faculty and staff,” said Karen Antman, MD, BUSM Dean and Provost of the BU Medical Campus.

Maselli received her bachelor’s degree in English from Binghamton University, NY, and a master of science in TV/Radio Production from Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

“I am so pleased to be joining Boston University’s School of Medicine, and look forward to working with Dean Antman and the development team to build philanthropic support for the top tier medical education and lifesaving research work BUSM provides,” Maselli said.